overconscious

adjective
over·​con·​scious | \ ˌō-vər-ˈkän(t)-shəs How to pronounce overconscious (audio) \

Definition of overconscious

: excessively conscious or aware of something or someone Before, I'd been overconscious of time; now I had no awareness of it at all.— John Marsden She was an orphaned heiress … shy, overconscious [=self-conscious] of her long nose …— Nick Fraser

First Known Use of overconscious

1677, in the meaning defined above

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“Overconscious.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/overconscious. Accessed 7 Aug. 2020.

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